Common Ocular Motility Cases
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Ocular motility cases are common examination cases, you must demonstrate your competency in performing cover/uncover tests and ocular movement. The cases in this section represent the most common cases seen in the examination, however;  they are no substitutes to seeing and examining the patients in the clinic and orthoptic department.

Common omissions/mistakes in the ocular motility examination are:

  • failure to use an fixating object for testing accommodation (use a Lange stick instead of your finger)
  • forgetting to test accommodation
  • forgetting to test saccade and pursuit vertically and horizontally.
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